You think you know a guy. Bernard King was on the top rung of my sports heroes since 1984, when he had incredible back-to-back 50-point games in Knicks victories. (Try that one, Melo.) Like everyone else, I was overjoyed to see him sweep easily into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. In none of t ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 16, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 14 More Irrelevant Than Irreverent by Pete Hamill The tv cameras had departed, the reporters were gone, and in the fourth-floor offices of the Saturday Evening Post at 541 Lexington Avenue, there wasn't ... More >>
There was a minor goof in Bruce Weber's Times article on Willie Mays's and James S. Hirsch's new biography, Willie Mays: The Life, The Legend, posted January 30. After making his immortal catch in the 1954 World Series off Vic Wertz, Mays stopped, turned, and fired the ball back to the in ... More >>
How Joba Chamberlain and Johan Santana will make us forget last year's miserable baseball legacy
The Mitchell Report on steroid use in baseball joins the game's literary classics. But how good is it?
It's a swing and a miss for the attempts to tear down a Jackie Robinson moment immortalized in a Brooklyn statue
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